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Vacancy: Impact Lead AiNed Learning communities

Would you like to actively contribute to strengthening innovation with AI and its impact on society? Then apply now as an Impact Lead AiNed!


AiNed Foundation is responsible for coordinating and advising on the implementation of the National Growth Fund-funded AiNed Programme. As Impact Lead Learning communities , you will work with the board on the design and further implementation of a specific component of the AiNed Programme. You will also work closely with the Impact leads for the AiNed program components ELSA Labs and Breaking barriers.

In collaboration with the board, you have an essential role in shaping the program component from preparation, definition, launch to implementation. With the result that Dutch companies and knowledge institutions collaborate effectively in realizing impact from the program component in question.

In practice, it means:

  • Lead the collaborative development of the relevant program component in cooperation with implementers from the Netherlands AI Coaltion (NL AIC) and the broader AI field.
  • Contributes to activities to connect parties and encourage cooperation, for example by organizing (online) meetings.
  • Ensuring connection of this Programme component with other components of the AiNed Programme in collaboration with fellow Impact Leads, among others.
  • Broadcast results of the Programme component.

Specifically for the Impact Lead AiNed Learning communities include:

  • further developing the goals, design and method of operation of AiNed Learning communities based on the principles of the board and the experiences currently being gained in the SIA pilot Learning communities;
  • Developing a targeted model of collaboration between the Learning communities themselves and other AiNed program components, with a view to achieving impact among businesses, civil society organizations and knowledge institutions.
  • substantive and procedural coordination with other bodies - such as top sectors and National Growth Fund projects - within which Learning communities in other fields are developed;
  • Developing the Call for Proposals for approximately 10 AiNed Learning communities with a total grant budget of over €30 million, in collaboration with the implementing organization NWO/SIA;
  • organizing Learning communities information and matchmaking meetings for businesses, civil society organizations and knowledge institutions.

Job Requirements

  • You have an affinity for AI and the transformation it can bring to companies and knowledge institutions.
  • You have relevant project management experience in a public-private setting and have a relevant network.
  • You have a completed WO degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or Engineering Management.


  • Proactive: ability to move quickly and flexibly when changes occur.
  • Collaborative: a collegial and enthusiastic team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Analyze, accurately and critically: organize complex information from content in such a way that it becomes accessible.
  • Be able to formulate and write concisely.

What do we offer?

A versatile and varied job within an enthusiastic and results-driven team. Stichting AiNed is a flat organization with a startup mentality where people work hard with an eye for each other. The position is 24-32 hours per week and is based in The Hague. We work partly from home and partly from our office in The Hague. Preference is given to employment for one year at first. A year contract for 24-32 hours (to be determined by mutual agreement):

  • Depending on your experience, you will be placed in scale 8 (€3,543 to €4,975 based on a 40-hour work week) or scale 9 (€4,089 to €5,756).
  • 20 vacation days and 12 scheduled days off (based on full-time employment).
  • Good pension plan where the premium is fully paid by the employer.
  • Reimbursement of cell phone expenses.
  • Opportunities to develop through training or courses.

As an alternative to employment, a ZZP/freelance construction may be negotiable.

About AiNed Foundation

The AiNed Programme helps Dutch companies and public institutions take essential steps with AI that are of great economic and social importance. The AiNed Programme was created thanks to contributions from a multitude of stakeholders, partners and participants drawn from the AI network and ecosystem of the Netherlands AI Coalition. The National Growth Fund has allocated a budget of €204.5 million to the AiNed Programme .

The AiNed Foundation was established to shape the implementation of the AiNed Programme , with responsibilities including:

  • Develop plans into concrete schemes and calls supported from the National Growth Fund Programme AiNed.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • Further development of the integrated AiNed Programme.
  • Information and external communication on the progress of the AiNed Programme.

The Foundation prepares spending plans for the phased deployment of the contribution to AiNed from the National Growth Fund through the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate. The Foundation provides a weighty opinion on the criteria to be applied for publication and allocation through schemes and open calls. The progress monitoring and the advice prepared by the Foundation form the basis for possible adjustments to Programme through a learning approach. If you want to know how we are organized, visit this page.


Then we would like to hear from you! Send your CV and a short motivation or a video of max 3 minutes showing that you are the right candidate for this position to hr@lunavia.nl by 28 April 2023 at the latest. Please indicate in your accompanying e-mail when you are available and your salary indication. Are you self-employed? Then please also mention your rate. The interviews will preferably take place at our office in The Hague.

Do you have questions? We are happy to answer them. Please contact Sander Ruiter at 06 1748 1198 or at info@ained.nl. Interested in more information about the AiNed Programme? Then take a look at this website or consult the publication.

Published: 10/03/2023
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Published: 10/03/2023